Arrests Made In Frankfort Meth Investigation

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Updated: 3/30/2012 11:43 am
Frankfort police have made two arrests in a meth investigation.

Officers received a complaint on Old Glens Creek Road regarding a possible meth lab.  While at the scene officers observed a vehicle arriving at their location.  This vehicle had been described by the caller as the involved suspect’s vehicle. 

Police say they made contact with the subjects in the truck, and were able to gain consent to search the vehicle from the driver of the vehicle.  Upon searching the vehicle, officers found several packs of pseudoephedrine and other items used to manufacture methamphetamine. Officers also found the two suspects in the vehicle to be in possession of marijuana and methamphetamine.

A search warrant for the property was obtained and Kentucky State Police Meth lab cleanup team was notified to make the scene safe. 

A search was conducted of the residence and a camper on the property.  Inside the camper officers found an active cooking system for methamphetamine.  Also found in the search were more ingredients for the manufacture of methamphetamine as well as items used in the trafficking and sale of this drug.  A small quantity of marijuana was located during the search as well. 

KSP Meth lab cleanup team was on the scene and secured the cooking systems. 

Police arrested Raymond Eastman, 43, of Frankfort; and Connie Sturgeon, 33, of Magnolia, Kentucky. Both suspects were lodged in the Franklin County Regional Jail. 

Both suspects are charged with the following:
•    Possession of controlled substance – Methamphetamine
•    Possession of Methamphetamine precursors
•    Manufacture Methamphetamine 1st offense
•    Possession of marijuana
•    Possession of drug paraphernalia



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